TITLE

The Story of Clones Crochet Lace

AUTHOR(S)
TREANOR, MÁIRE
PUB. DATE
May 2012
SOURCE
Piecework;May/Jun2012, Vol. 20 Issue 3, p52
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article explores the history of Clones lace, a type of crocheted lace that was developed by Cassandra Hand in Clones, Ireland, in 1847. Particular focus is given to the impact that lacemaking had on the economy of the area, which was suffering from food famine in the mid-nineteenth century. Several Irish lacemakers are examined including Catherine Cosgrove, Elizabeth Monahan and Tessie Leonard.
ACCESSION #
73917409

 

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